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Dental Team

“I have the opportunity to change people’s lives in profound ways through the practice of Dentistry. I look forward to working with my patients, each one unique and deserving of dedicated and professional attention.”
~Dr. Shirley Baker


Our Dedicated Doctors and Staff

Dr. Shirley Baker | General Dentistry | In practice over 12 years

Dr. Shirley Baker

Dr. Shirley Baker graduated 3rd in her class, with honors and distinction, from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City.

Dr. Shirley Baker has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education for general and aesthetic dentistry. Dr.Shirley Baker is an active affiliate member of the ADA, ACDA & AGD whose core objectives are to uphold the highest standards in preventative maintenance.

Dr. Erika Padilla | Orthodontics | In Practice 8 years

Dr. Erika Padilla

Dr. Erika Padilla graduated from Universidad Autonoma de Baja California (UABC) and completed her orthodontic specialty at Cineco in Mexico City. Dr. Padilla is skillful with a full array of contemporary techniques for teeth alignment including ‘Damon Smile’ and clear techniques such as Invisalign.

Dr. Ivan Olivares | Endodontics | In Practice 10 years

Dr. Ivan Olivares

Dr. Ivan Olivares is our Endodontist (Root canal) specialist. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma de Baja California and obtain his specialty in Endodontics by Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City. Dr. Ivan Olivares is a professor at the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California.

Dr. Olivares works with the State-Of-The-Art Endodontic procedures, rotatory instruments, ultrasonic scalers, digital apex locator,et al, to ensure each root canal is performed properly and facilitate the patients experience.

Dr. Francisco Ceseña | Maxillofacial Surgery | In Practice 15 years

Dr. Francisco Ceseña

Dr. Francisco Ceseña Oral Surgeon graduated at Universidad Autonoma of Baja California, Faculty of Dentistry Tijuana, B.C. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM, Mexico D.F). Certified by Oral and Maxillofacial Mexican Board. Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon with specialty in Implantology. Dr. Ceseña is a true pioneer in the field of dental surgery, recently being the only in Mexico and one of two on entire west coast to use stem cell therapy for bone regeneration to create a dense bone structure for future permanent dental implants.

Dr. Ceseña works with Titanium and All-Ceramic dental implants (zirconia implants), the most biocompatible tooth root replacement available in the market.

Dr. Bernardo Bogarin | Periodontics | In Practice 9 years

Dr. Bernardo Bogarin

Dr. Boragin is a patient and detail oriented specialist. Curriculum coming soon.

Dr. Agustin Martinez  | Maxillofacial Surgery | In Practice 30 years

Dr. Agustin Martinez

Dr. Agustin Martinez is our Maxillofacial Surgeon, he Graduated from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City and obtain his Maxillofacial specialty at Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI in Mexico City. He is been working half time performing Facial and Oral Surgeries and Trauma at the Hospital General Regional de Especialidades in Tijuana, Baja California since 1995.

Dr. Gabriel Salgado | Endodontist  |  In Practice 8 years

Dr. Gabriel Salgado

Dr. Gabriel Salgado, graduated from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Baja California and obtain his Endodontics specialty in 2008.



Sinai is a dental assistant who works closely with Dr. Shirley Baker in providing each patient with attentive care and focus. As well she oversees all of the office stations, equipment, and sterilization procedures.



Daniella is the treatment plan and administrative coordinator. She is a busy multi-tasker who follows through with treatment plans, lab work, office paperwork and the communication and scheduling of our treatment specialists.



Leonel is our friendly and detail oriented front desk. He schedules our patients, coordinates travel schedules and facilitates communication between patients and staff.